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1 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how America’s Boating Course 3 rd Edition 1 Navigation Aids Chapter 2 Section 5 >>

2 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how What Type of Aids? Lateral aids Side of the channel Preferred channel Non-lateral aids Danger, safe water Information, regulatory Special >> 2

3 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Appearance of Aids Buoys Float & moored to bottom Can drift May be lighted Beacons Fixed to bottom Can’t move May be lighted >> 3

4 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how RRR Red – Right – Returning >> 4

5 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Red Marks - Nuns Even numbers Unlighted Lighted >> 5

6 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Green Marks - Cans Odd numbers Unlighted Lighted >> 6

7 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Daymarks Lighted Unlighted >> 7

8 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Preferred Channel Mark Light is color of top band >> 8

9 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Safe Water Mark Center of channel >> 9

10 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Regulatory Marks White cylindrical buoys Symbol indicates purpose >> 10

11 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Isolated Danger Marks 2 balls – one over other >> 11

12 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Special Marks Always yellow May have yellow light May have seals Intracoastal Waterway Yellow or other lateral marks >> 12

13 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Labels for Marks Green - Odd numbers Red - Even numbers Numbers increase away from seaward Always in “quotes” on charts Numbers may be missing >> 13

14 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Chart Labels Lighted buoy – Magenta disc Lighted beacon – Magenta flare >> 14

15 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Navigation Aids >> 15

16 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Light Colors >> Chart shows light colors (R-G-Y) R & G: buoys having lateral significance Y: special marks Some marks have white light Safe-water Mo (A) Isolated Danger Dayboards Light may have pattern Example: Fl (2+1) R 16

17 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Light Patterns Used to distinguish between marks Short, Long, Quick Pattern labeled on chart Intervals of flashes Flash, Quick, Iso, Occult, Mo A >> 17

18 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Light Patterns Flashing Occulting Composite flash (2-1) Mo(A) Animated >> 18

19 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Ranges Help stay in channel Back aid is taller May be lighted Shown on chart >> 19

20 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Align on a Range Animated >> 20

21 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Sound Signals Bell Gong Horn Whistle >> 21

22 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Intracoastal Waterway System Protected waterways on East coast & Gulf of Mexico Uses yellow symbols on standard marks >> 22

23 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Uniform State Waterway Marking System Informational & Mooring Buoys 23 >>

24 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Notes / Comments The next 3 slides are hidden: Target audience – boaters on western rivers Unhide these slides using the full PowerPoint program if you intend to use these slides

25 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how U.S. Aids To Navigation On Western Rivers Marking System The Western Rivers Marking System is presently merging with the U.S. Aids To Navigation System (ATONS) and was discontinued on December 31, Vessel operators may encounter both types of systems during this transitional period. >> 25

26 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how U.S. Aids To Navigation On Western Rivers >> 26

27 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how U.S. Aids To Navigation On Western Rivers >> 27

28 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how Remember the Aids What is it? What color? Odd, even, or lettered? Which side? You tell us … a group activity >> 28

29 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how ID Mark 1 >> 29

30 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how ID Mark 2 >> 30

31 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how >> 31

32 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how collage Remember the Marks 32 LAST

33 Boating is fun… we’ll show you how End Section 5 33 END


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